The Immortal Kevin Fitzpatrick was born and raised in New York City, and that doesn't make sense. Kevin wears many hats, including actor, editor, and writer, but never yellow. The best things in life are Back to the Future, beets, Firefly and The Venture Bros. When not picking apart the minutia of pop culture in film and TV, Kevin can usually be found RIGHT BEHIND YOU.
Mark Salling, Star of ‘Glee,’ Dies of Apparent Suicide at 35
An already-tragic aftermath of FOX’s Glee has taken another sad turn. Disgraced star Mark Salling has been found dead at the age of 35, as police appear to have ruled the actor’s death a suicide.
‘Stranger Things’ Boss Hints at New Season 3 Evil, Fewer Episodes
Word that Stranger Things 3 would wait until 2019 has us all upside down, but there may be good news yet. Season 3 of the breakout Netflix drama is largely mapped out, including new “forces of evil” and slim hope that fewer episodes might keep a 2018 premiere in play.
A ‘Mighty Ducks’ TV Series Is Reportedly Quacking Up at ABC Studios
Practice your quacks and get in Flying V formation – The Mighty Ducks may be skating onto a TV near you. Reports indicate that the classic kids’ sports comedy is eyeing a return to the ice with a new TV iteration from the original trilogy’s screenwriter.
A ‘Party of Five’ Reboot Is Officially Happening at Freeform
Quick – close your eyes and think of a ‘90s TV show that hasn’t been rebooted yet. If your guess was Party of Five, we’ve got great news for you and ABC’s Freeform viewers. The classic drama will return with a new spin from original series creators Chris Keyser and Amy Lippman.
First ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Season 2 Trailer Sets April Premiere
If you thought Gilead was scary before, wait until you see it as a nuclear wasteland. Our first full trailer for The Handmaid’s Tale Season 2 has arrived, along with an official April premiere date and a bonus appearance by Marisa Tomei.
‘The Walking Dead’ Renewed for Season 9 With New Showrunner
Soft ratings on The Walking Dead Season 8 have raised questions of the series longevity, and we at last have an answer. The flagship AMC drama will return for a ninth season with (most of) its cast intact, though Angela Yang will take over for Scott Gimple as showrunner.
Johnny Galecki Says ‘The Big Bang Theory’ Will End in 2019
Not even CBS can keep The Big Bang Theory afloat forever. Star Johnny Galecki now says that CBS’ highest-rated comedy will likely call it quits after twelve seasons, sending off Leonard, Sheldon, Raj, Penny, Howard, Bernadette and Amy as early as 2019.
‘Jeopardy!’ Player’s ‘Gangsta’ Pronunciation Costs Thousands in Must-See Clip
Boy, if there’s one topic you’d never imagine Jeopardy! a stickler for, it’s gangsta rap. You have to see this viral video of a contestant losing over $3000, as judges reverse Alex Trebek’s acceptance of proper “Gangsta’s Paradise” pronunciation.
‘Game of Thrones’ Is 2017’s Most-Pirated Show, But ‘Rick and Morty’ Is Gaining
If Game of Thrones skipping 2018 has one advantage, it’s that next year will finally bring us a new king of TorrentFreak’s most-pirated TV. It totally won 2017, of course, but a few new additions like Rick and Morty or demotions for Arrow might make this a very different list going forward.
Here’s Your Witchy First Look at Netflix’s ‘Sabrina’ Reboot
Excited though we were to see Sabrina join the Riverdale-verse, Netflix likely offered a bit more leeway with its darker tone. That darkness is pretty literal in our first official concept art from the series, which brings a bit of school spirit to some creepy woods.
Dave Chappelle Dropping Surprise Second Netflix Special on New Year’s Eve
Excited though we were for a new Dave Chappelle special next week, Equanimity marked the last of his new Netflix material. Well, not anymore! A new trailer confirms that a fourth special will also be released in tandem with the New Year’s Eve debut.
James Franco Is Young Santa in Cut ‘SNL’ Hallmark Christmas Sketch
The bizarre subculture of dime-store Christmas movies seems oddly pervasive this year, and has not gone unnoticed at SNL. The “Not Ready for Primetime Players” have at least one more gift in the form of a cut short, featuring host James Franco in an endless stream of indistinguishable Hallmark Channel classics.